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Today is D-Day for the vote on the first net neutrality rules, to be passed today by the FCC. The issue is far from resolved, although chief architect of the Order, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski seems to think it is. This vote will affect absolutely everyone who uses the internet, from online businesses to end users and consumers.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is currently deliberating on net neutrality rules. However, the draft has some Democrats worried that it does not go far enough to guarantee a fair, level playing field in some online environments.
Netflix Inc’s stock went up past all expectation on Monday after it unveiled the nation’s first streaming only subscription plan. This will allow subscribers to rent movies and their favorite TV shows exclusively over the internet. Now they don’t even have to bother with waiting on an actual DVD to get into their mailbox anymore.
Last week I talked about Walmart purchasing Vudu, and why this was a smart move for them. This week AP Business Writer Deborah Yao wrote an article suggesting that Hulu very well may be charging for its content very soon. As opposed to Walmart, this is not a good move when it comes to the consumer.